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Found Money [Kindle Edition]

Charlie Carillo , Jenna Campagna , Bill Barrett
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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Book Description

A Wall Street go-getter surprises his wife with a birthday gift beyond her wildest dreams - a fixer-upper house in Brooklyn, where in the course of their renovations a metal box stuffed with cash falls from the ceiling. Where did it come from? Whose is it? Those questions will be answered in an overnight drama that’s also a journey into the past, and the horror of 9/11. It's a saga of love, lust, greed, double-crossing, prison, betrayal and redemption on that long, crooked road to the truth. Found money looks like easy money, but looks can be deceiving.


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About the Author

Charlie Carillo (Born in New York City, 1955) was a reporter and a columnist for the New York Post before becoming a producer for the TV show "Inside Edition." His first published novel, "Shepherd Avenue," was named one of the best books of the year by the American Library Association in 1986. His subsequent novels are "My Ride With Gus," "Raising Jake," "One Hit Wonder," "Found Money," "God Plays Favorites" and "The Man Who Killed Santa Claus."Charlie is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and his website is charliecarillo.com

Product Details

  • File Size: 502 KB
  • Print Length: 280 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0073XV1XM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #533,791 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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26 of 30 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Read February 11, 2012
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I've read all of Charlie Carillo's books and have NEVER been disappointed. Each and every book throws you right into the story; and the characters are all exceptional in how they are written. Unlike many books where someone may tell you to get through the first 50 pages, Carillo's books whisk you into a storyline so quickly that you won't want to put the book down. Found Money is no exception.

I'm always excited to see when a new Carillo novel is published because I know I will have at least a couple of days of good reading before I finish it and am left waiting again.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly Enjoyable August 10, 2012
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I say "surprisingly" because I've read quite a few of these free Kindle books and have not enjoyed, or even made it through, the bulk of them. I will say that the book started kind of rocky for me. I was having trouble getting into Artie, especially since he was supposed to be 25 years old, but some of the descriptions made him sound older. For example, in the beginning of the book Artie was checking himself out in the car and thinking about how his waist was still trim and he still had his hair and that sounded more a 35 or 40 year-old. At first I thought the writer was very young and viewing 25 as very old, but after reading the writer's bio I realized that he is older, and that he might be a little out of touch of what a 25 year-old would be thinking when he looks in the mirror. It may seem minor, but it took me out of the book.

Once I got past that I began to get more into the story and it really took off with Ritchie's arrival. I found all of the characters interesting, engaging and I can't wait to see how it all resolves.

So far, Richie is my favorite and I keep picturing Benedict Cumberbatch as the poet. I don't want to go too much into the story and spoil it but I will say that you might expect this to be a crime caper, but it is actually a really interesting character study. And while Artie starts off as a really annoying jerk-wad, he becomes more human and likeable as the story progresses.

I am still a few chapters away from the end, but I liked it enough that I felt the need to write a review. I'm interested in seeing what else this writer has to offer.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Light read July 10, 2013
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Enjoyable but definitely not a page turner. I enjoyed Charlie Carrillo's descriptions of his characters he makes them very real
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun, quick read March 11, 2012
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This is an enjoyable little book, generally well written and briskly paced. The pat outcomes for a couple of the characters prevents me from giving five stars but I recommend the book and will certainly check out more from the same authors.
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19 of 25 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Fun Read November 15, 2012
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This book was a fun read; however, the only complaint I have is too much foul language. I think the story line would have been just as good without using the bad language. Just look at John Grisham -- hardly uses a bad word and all his books are best sellers. Just think about it.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars More than expected February 25, 2013
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Great story with lots of twists and insight
Could not stop reading it flowed so well
Great week end read
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Found Without Money January 31, 2013
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I must admit I am a great fan of Carillo. I love the way he builds his characters and the humour in his tales. I was over the moon to find this free for kindle as had just finished reading God Plays Favourites. There is always a moral to his stories, a good dose of humour and characters you wish you could meet. Another winner, a very good read.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars if not for the language March 14, 2014
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This was an engaging, emotional, and entertaining novel. I both laughed and cried. There was the right amount of suspense woven into the human interest portion. I wanted to recommend it to everyone.....however, the frequent and totally unnecessary foul language kept me from doing so. I kept skipping over paragraphs and/or pages where it was especially pervasive, so missed portions. Even if a reader were not offended, it was so repetitive that it at times took away from the impact of the story line and conversational dialogue. It seemed unnatural. The book had many great moments; it is unfortunate that the language interrupted the flow. I would have enjoyed reading more from this author.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Carrillo does it again!
Carrillo is a champ at building characters that come off the page while playing your heart strings like a fine cellist. A great book about an unexpected adventure. Read more
Published 3 months ago by kimmy
5.0 out of 5 stars He does it again!
Charilie Carillo does it again, and I wish he would continue to do it again and again. He is NYC personified. Read more
Published 3 months ago by E. Lundy
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic!
Please get a screenplay written up and get this memorable, wonderfully enriched story to film! Anyone that passes this story up has missed the boat by a long shot.
Published 5 months ago by Stephen M. Collins
2.0 out of 5 stars OK
Somewhat unrealistic plot, but an easy read.
Published 6 months ago by J9
4.0 out of 5 stars Really interesting read
This was an absorbing and unusual novel. It has a very interesting story line unlike any I have read before. I really recommend it but you might lose a lot of sleep.
Published 6 months ago by patti jane
2.0 out of 5 stars The book is ridiculous and the characters are beyond dumb. I quit with...
The only saving grace was the fact this book was an Amazon freebie. Yea, right. A box full of money falls from the ceiling of a house that Artie buys for his wife. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Patricia Ann bookmark
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved " Found Money"
Very interesting! Kept my attention as I was curious to see what happened to each of the people involved and to the money! Read more
Published 9 months ago by C. Skummer
5.0 out of 5 stars I'm pretty sure to like it
I have discovered that if Charlie Carillo is the author, I'm pretty sure to like it. This one is a trip. Money found, money lost, money found again. Read more
Published 9 months ago by Joan Johnson
5.0 out of 5 stars Great story
This is a different story than I usually read. I usually read mysteries or crime solving stories. I am so glad I chose this book. Read more
Published 9 months ago by carpine
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun, fast reading
Great entertainment story. Fast paced, twists and turns, with some quirky ending scenarios. This isn't great literature but sure was a good romp!
Published 10 months ago by Margot Peter
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More About the Author

Charlie Carillo (Born in New York City, 1955) was a reporter and a columnist for the New York Post before becoming a producer for the TV show "Inside Edition." His first published novel, "Shepherd Avenue," was named one of the best books of the year by the American Library Association in 1986. His subsequent novels are "My Ride With Gus," "Raising Jake," "One Hit Wonder," "Found Money," "God Plays Favorites" and "The Man Who Killed Santa Claus."

Charlie is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and his website is www.charliecarillo.com

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